Rimi Riga Marathon returns in its historical time in the spring and this year it will gather runners on May 14 and 15, offering marathon, half-marathon, 10 km and 6 km distances, as well as a brand new DPD Mile distance. The new routes have been developed in preparation for the World Road Running Championships, which will take place in Riga in the autumn of 2023.

42km

Marathon

21km

Half-marathon

10km

Distance

6km

Distance

DPD mile

Distance

42km

Marathon

What's included?

  • Start number and results
  • Bag check and bicycle storage
  • Garmin pace team support
  • Science in Sport electrolyte drinks on course
  • Science in Sport energy gels on course
  • “Mangaļi” water on course and at the finish
  • 42 km finisher’s lounge ar the finish
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Gjensidige insurance*
  • Rimi photo points at Sportfoto.com**
  • “Mēness aptieka” massage at the finish***
* In order to claim the gift, participants must agree to data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.
** If the runner's number is not visible, the picture will not be found in Sportfoto.
*** Limited availability service.

21km

Half-marathon

Included in this distance

  • Start number and results
  • Bag check and bicycle storage
  • Garmin pace team support
  • Science in Sport electrolyte drinks on course
  • Science in Sport energy gels on course
  • “Mangaļi” water on course and at the finish
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Gjensidige insurance*
  • Rimi photo points at Sportfoto.com**
  • “Mēness aptieka” massage at the finish***
* In order to claim the gift, participants must agree to data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.
** If the runner's number is not visible, the picture will not be found in Sportfoto.
*** Limited availability service.

10km

Distance

What's included?

  • Start number and results
  • Bag check and bicycle storage
  • Science in Sport electrolyte drink on course
  • “Mangaļi” water at the track and finish
  • Special memorial medal
  • Gjensidige insurance*
  • Rimi photo points at Sportfoto.com**
* In order to claim the gift, participants must agree to data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.
** If the runner's number is not visible, the picture will not be found in Sportfoto.

6km

Distance

What's included?

  • Start number and results
  • Bag check and bicycle storage
  • “Mangaļi” water on course
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Gjensidige insurance*
  • Rimi photo points at Sportfoto.com**
* In order to claim the gift, participants must agree to data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.
** If the runner's number is not visible, the picture will not be found in Sportfoto.

DPD mile

Distance

What's included?

  • Start number and results
  • “Mangaļi” water at the finish
  • Special memorial medal
  • Gjensidige insurance*
* In order to ensure the correct receipt of the gift, participants must agree to telephone and data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.

REGISTRATION FOR KIDS’ DAY, DPD MILE AND 6 KM HAS CONCLUDED

Rimi foto points

If you see a Rimi foto point sign on the course – smile! You are being photographed. All pictures with the possibility to search by start number will be available on the Sportfoto website.

Sportfoto.com

Rimi Riga Marathon 2022 medal

Every year, we create the Rimi Riga Marathon medal together with renowned Latvian or world artists. Outstanding medals have been created by Artūrs Analts (2019), Jānis Šneiders (2021) and Junichi Kawanishi, the author of the Tokyo Olympic Games medals (2020). The 2022 medal was designed by Kristians Brekte.

Mangaļi energy points on course

Mangaļi water will be available at all energy points on the course but at some points also the Science in Sport electrolyte drink and energy gels, as well as other refreshments.

A gift from Gjensidige

Our friends from Gjensidige are giving away free accident insurance for the duration of the Rimi Riga Marathon 2022. Thank you, Gjensidige! In order to claim the gift, participants must agree to data processing for direct marketing purposes upon registration.

More about the courses

All Questions

Start times

May 14, Freedom Monument

  • 10.00 – DPD Mile
  • 11.00 – Kids’ Day

May 15, 11 November Embankment

  • 7.00 – 42 km
  • 7.50 – 21 km elite
  • 8.45 – 21 km
  • 12.00 – 10 km
  • 14.00 – 6 km
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DPD Mile

Time and place

The DPD Mile race will take place on May 14th. The start will be at the Freedom Monument at 10.00

Age limit

A family without age restrictions can participate in the DPD Mile race, provided that at least one adult also participates in the race.

Registration

The participation fee for the DPD Mile race is 5.00 euros for each person participating in the race if the registration is done by April 30, 2022. Register for the DPD Mile here.

Receiving start numbers

The start numbers of the DPD Mile race will be available at the Rimi Riga Marathon EXPO on May 13, 2022 from 10.00 to 20.00, presenting a confirmation letter with the assigned start number and identity document.

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Start number pick up

Receiving start numbers for 42 km, 21 km, 10 km, 6 km and DPD Mile

Participants can pick up their start numbers at the Rimi Riga Marathon EXPO on May 13-14 from 10.00 to 20.00, presenting a confirmation letter with the assigned start number and identity document.

Start numbers for teams

A team representative can apply for packing and delivery of their team numbers to an office in Latvia via DPD courier. Such service must be requested at the time of registration or separately from 15 April to 5 May 2022 at 23.59. Service fee:

  • Delivery of up to 15 start numbers 25.00 + VAT, i.e. EUR 30.25.
  • Delivery of 16 – 50 start numbers 50.00 + VAT, i.e. EUR 60.50
  • For teams of 51 and more, start number delivery 80.00 + VAT, i.e. EUR 96.80.
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Last minute number pick-up on race day

EXPO working hours are from 10.00 to 20.00 on both days on May 13 and May 14. However, we know that some participants might be arriving in Riga just after EXPO working hours. Therefore for international runners that are running the DPD Mile on Saturday, there will be an exceptional option to pick up the start number on May 14 at the EXPO from 8.30 – 9.45.

There is a special last-minute number pick-up service also provided for international runners on Sunday. For an extra fee of 5,- euros it is possible to order “start line bib number delivery”. The payment must be done in the registration profile and is offered exclusively only for international runners. The service must be paid by May 12, Thursday on the race week. If the service will not be paid by the above-mentioned deadline the bib numbers will not be delivered to the start area.

On Sunday 15 the participants that have selected and paid for this service will be able to receive their start numbers and their starter’s pack in the Info centre on 11 November Embankment.

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Bag check

Bag check will be available for the participants of the Rimi Riga Marathon in Dome Square.

Please note that the bag check service is only available with official bags and by prior arrangement. If you decide to use the bag check, please indicate this in the registration process or after registration in your registration profile. The deadline for making the selection is April 30.

Bag check is available free of charge.

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Finisher’s massage by Mēness Aptieka

Guaranteed massage after the finish in the Mēness Aptieka massage zone is available to all 42 km participants and 21 km participants from the age of 50. Check the box at the time of registration or until April 30 in your registration profile if you want to receive a massage after the finish.

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Medical assistance

Emergency vehicles with medical teams will be located at various locations along the courses throughout the event, and medical personnel will be located at and between all water points. If medical assistance is required in the finish area on the 11 November Embankment, seek first aid in a tent at the finish arch.

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Time limit

The following time limits have been set for the Rimi Riga Marathon 2022:

  • Marathon – 6 hours
  • Half-marathon – 3 hours
  • 10 km – 2 hours
  • 6 km – 1 hour 30 minutes
  • DPD Mile – 30 minutes
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Results

The results are available in the Results section.

The results are summarized and places are awarded according to the time spent in the distance, from the moment of the start signal given by the chief judge to the moment of crossing the finish line.

The fixed time of the time control microchip (mika-tag attached to the participant’s number), which shows the participant’s actual time spent in the distance from the start line to the finish line, is published and summarized for the personal information of the participants only.

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